Journey to the Savage Planet

Journey to the Savage Planet Reviews Summary

Summary: Journey to the Savage Planet kicks off 2020 with great humor and environments to explore, but some critics felt like its core game mechanics held it back from greatness.

Laugh-Out-Loud Funny

Whacky, whimsical, and light, this game is sure to make you laugh.

Exploration

If you're craving a sense of discovery, this game delivers.

Flimsy Mechanics

Not all game mechanics hit the mark.

Rating Summary

Based on 110 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

77%

Critics Recommend

Based on 110 critic reviews
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84 / 100
Jan 27, 2020

Funny, fresh, and full of surprises, Typhoon's debut blends genres expertly.

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IGN

Top Critic

6 / 10.0
Jan 27, 2020

This comedy exploration experience blasts off with a lot of fresh ideas, but doesn't quite stick the landing.

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Recommended
Jan 27, 2020

Gentle anarchy reigns in this brilliantly humourous adventure.

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Jan 27, 2020

A short and satisfying space adventure which really is laugh out loud funny

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8 / 10
Jan 27, 2020

A beautiful, colourful, and bitingly satirical sci-fi Metroidvania that also has a welcome respect for your spare time.

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8 / 10.0
Jan 27, 2020

With fun discoveries galore, I was always excited to step back onto the surface of this uncharted world

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7 / 10
Jan 29, 2020

Journey to the Savage Planet is a charming and upbeat adventure about exploring an uncharted planet in service of your corporate overlords.

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Unscored
Jan 27, 2020

This is one of hundreds of games that ask us to kill and conquer, but never question our actions. The story tells us we’re here to have fun, and supposedly save the world.

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Unscored
Jan 27, 2020

Journey to the Savage Planet knows it’s wacky and embraces that. In 2020 I need to smile more, and Savage Planet made me feel great, even if I was covered in goo.

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Jan 27, 2020

Journey to the Savage Planet puts you in a brilliantly colorful world, and tasks you with exploring to your heart's content. The moment-to-moment exploration is enjoyable, but the act of combat offers very little in the way of a challenge. The score and insane FMV adverts give Journey to the Savage Planet a lot of personality, but the tiresome parody nature of the writing really lets it down.

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